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February Black History Events Planned In Ross County

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The Ross County Chapter of the N.A.A.C.P. will be active in a number of February activities to commemorate Black History Month.

The chapter will co-sponsor the Chillicothe/Ross County Public Library’s Annual Black History Month Program at 7pm on February 18th. The program is called Black Communities: Coming Together During The Pandemic.

The event will be done virtually this year through Facebook ( and YouTube (

Local N.A.A.C.P. President Adrienne D’Souza and other guests will offer greetings with United Way of Ross County CEO Rick Smith Sr. serving as the featured speaker. His address will be titled; “Where Do We Go From Here?

The next day will be the Black History Month Art Show, featuring local Black artists on February 19th. This event will run 4pm-7pm at Paper City Coffee, located at 47 South Paint Street in Chillicothe.